Junior Ranger Day, Saturday April 26 2014
Learn about birds and other fun activities in America's Newest National Park. Two special programs will be held to celebrate our junior rangers:
11:00am - Birds of Pinnacles
Explore the wonderful habitat of hawks, jays, vultures and other birds of Pinnacles with volunteer ranger Sandra.
45 Minutes; Meet at the Pinnacles Visitor Center (East Entrance of the Park)
3:00pm - Sights, Sounds and other senses of Pinnacles
Join Volunteer ranger Maggie and use your senses and skills of observation to investigate what makes Pinnacles a special place for plants, animals and people to live.
45 Minutes, Meet at the Pinnacles Visitor Center (East Entrance of the Park)
Junior Ranger Program
Pick up a free Junior Ranger booklet at the Bear Gulch Nature Center, Pinnacles Visitor Center, or Chaparral Visitor Contact Station, and complete activities in the booklet to earn a special Pinnacles Junior Ranger Patch.
Download the Junior Ranger Booklet
- Gain a better understanding of the National Park Service mission and conserving the nation's natural, cultural and historic resources.
- Explore the national parks.
- Practice good citizenship and kindness.
- In recognition of their resource stewardship activities, Scouts are awarded certificates and/or patches for their participation.
- The Scout Ranger program is cooperative effort between the National Park Service (NPS) and the Boy Scouts of America (BSA). It is a component of the BSA umbrella initiative Good Turn for America which encourages young people to "Do a Good Turn Daily" (special thoughtful acts of kindness), help other people and participate in community service projects.